Disallow and Veto


Disallow verb - To be unwilling to grant.
Usage example: disallowed the defendant's request for a new trial

Veto is a synonym for disallow in reject topic. In some cases you can use "Veto" instead a verb "Disallow". popular alternative

Nearby Words: disallowance, disallowing


Veto verb - To reject by or as if by a vote.
Usage example: my husband quickly vetoed my suggestion that we adopt the stray dog

Disallow is a synonym for veto in prohibit topic. You can use "Disallow" instead a verb "Veto", if it concerns topics such as refuse permission. popular alternative

Nearby Words: vetoed, vetoing

Common collocations

actions disallow actions veto actions

Both words in one sentence

  • The Wisconsin legislature has since managed to create two Obvious Rule Patches which disallow the governor from using the veto to delete letters within a word or splice together multiple sentences, but to this day, the governor of Wisconsin can still delete individual words in a sentence.
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